Cancer Care at The Holly Hospital

We're here to support you and your family through every stage of your cancer journey. Whether you’re worried, have been referred for tests, would like a referral, or have been diagnosed, our experts can help. You can enquire by phone or fill out the form below.

0208 143 6326

At The Holly Hospital, we are committed to providing you with the highest level of personalized private care services in comfortable, friendly and relaxing surroundings.

We offer a dedicated team to support and provide expert guidance throughout your cancer care. Our internationally recognized consultants are supported by an expert team of clinical nurse specialists, specialist pharmacists, and holistic practitioners, with close links to dieticians and counselling services to provide a personalized treatment plan.

Our care is consultant lead in conjunction with the oncology team. Treatments that are offered are:

*These treatments are not available on-site at The Holly but are arranged by your Consultant at another hospital.

We treat the following cancers:

  • Breast
  • Bladder
  • Prostate
  • Lung
  • Skin
  • Upper/Lower Gastrointestinal
  • Colorectal
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Haematological Cancers (Blood disorders and cancers)


Welcoming you warmly into our unit, you will find facilities that are comfortable and relaxing.

We offer two private ensuite rooms with seating for relatives*, a flat-screened TV, and Wi-Fi. (*Please note we ask kindly that there be a maximum of two visitors at any time)

Two light and spacious treatment lounges with large reclining chairs, allow you to be comfortable throughout treatment. Flat-screened TVs in each lounge and Wi-Fi.

Our waitress service will provide you with a menu offering you healthy options for breakfast, lunch, and light snacks alongside hot and cold drinks throughout your stay.

We have a dedicated patient and relatives' room available for use. This space is designed to provide a comfortable and private area where patients and their loved ones can sit, have personal conversations, prayer, or read through a wide range of cancer related information in a relaxed and supportive environment. We hope this will be a valuable resource for everyone.

Consultations are held in the welcoming Ivy Suite, situated on the ground floor.

Our skilled interventional radiologists are available for port-a-cath insertions, Picc-Line insertions, and Ascitic drains (temporary or permanent) Enquire if you would like to know more.

Genetic Testing and blood tests

Here at The Holly, we offer several genetic testing options, our Pathology laboratory provides a range of testing facilities with rapid turnaround. Please contact us for more information 0208 143 6326.


Our onsite diagnostic and imaging service is equipped with:

  • MRI
  • Mammography
  • CT Scanning
  • Ultrasound
  • XRay
  • Dexa Scanning
  • Echocardiogram

We pride ourselves in being able to offer quick diagnostics appointments for our patients.


We are aware that sometimes situations arise when you are unable to attend the hospital for blood tests and assessment. In certain situations (depending on distance and rationale) we can offer Holly @ home service, whereby one of our specialist nurses will attend your house to take a blood test and assess you.

24Hour Support

We want to ensure that you feel fully supported once you start your treatment, during working hours you will have direct contact with the nursing team. If you need any assistance outside of these hours, including weekends, bank holidays and after 5pm you will have a contact number to speak to a nurse who knows you. We are here for you every step of the way.

Scalp Cooling

This is available at The Holly. If you are interested in Scalp Cooling, you can discuss this with your consultant and nurse to find out if it is suitable for you and your treatment plan. For more information please click here.

Cancer Team

Our multidisciplinary cancer care team is led by experienced Consultants and surgeons, all being experts in their specialist fields. It is vital that patients feel safe and cared for by experienced nurses, which is why we ensure that all specialist nurses are trained to a high standard with additional and extensive training to be able to offer the right support and knowledge for our patients. From support from diagnosis, clinics, throughout treatment and post-treatment our nurses are there every step of the way.

Breast Care Team at The Holly

If you are concerned about any breast symptoms, it is important to see a doctor straight away. To reduce anxiety and waiting times, The Holly Hospital has a Bupa Accredited Breast care service offering a One Stop Breast clinic 5 days a week. Contact them on 020 8505 3311 or click here for more information.

Complementary Therapy

We are able to offer our patients complementary therapy with our holistic practitioner onsite. We are well networked to be able to direct you to the right places for additional supportive therapies should you need them. Keep a look out for special events that we hold at The Holly. Some examples are:

Macmillan Accreditation

Having received our Macmillian Accreditation for 8 years running, we are proud to receive this award that recognises and celebrates environments that go above and beyond, to create a welcoming and friendly space for patients and relatives.

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Meet the Team

Dr Faris Al-Refaie

MBChB, MD(London University), FRCP, FRCPath

Specialty Haematology

Dr John Conibear


Specialty Clinical Oncology, Clinical Oncology (Breast), Clinical Oncology (Lung)

Dr Stephanie Gibbs


Specialty Clinical Oncology, Clinical Oncology (Prostate), Clinical Oncology (Bladder)

Dr M. Rafiqul Islam


Specialty Clinical Oncology, Clinical Oncology (Lung)

Dr Parag Jasani


Specialty Haematology

Dr Sherif Raouf


Specialty Clinical Oncology

Dr Eliot Sims


Specialty Clinical Oncology, Clinical Oncology (Breast)

Dr James Wilson

MBBS (Honours with Distinction) MRCP FRCR DPhil (Oxon)

Specialty Clinical Oncology, Clinical Oncology (Lung), Clinical Oncology (Skin)

Our surgeons

Ms Shweta Aggarwal

MBBS, MS, FRCSEng (Plast)

Specialty Breast Surgery, Dermatology

Miss Tasha Gandamihardja


Specialty General Surgery, Breast Surgery

Mr Md Zaker Ullah


Specialty General Surgery, Breast Surgery

Self-Pay/Insured Patient Prices

As The Holly is a private facility, we are able to offer treatment and consultations for patients with private healthcare insurance, and for patients wishing to pay for their treatment directly. If you would like to arrange an appointment or procedure with a consultant at The Holly, you will need a letter of referral from your GP. Please consult your healthcare provider for details about your treatment options and financial choices.

How to Contact Us

Telephone: 0208 143 6326
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